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NBC
Oct 5, 2012 5:30pm PDT
medal winner simon cho made a shocking admission. i tempered with a skate by a canadian skater, after being pressured to do so. >> reporter: he says his coach put him up to it, during the 2011 championships, using their mutual korean heritage to manipulate him. in the asian culture, when an elder asks you to do something or makes a request, it is very difficult to deny. >>> the coach's client tells nbc news he won't comment until after the hearing but today, the u.s. speed skating association said they couldn't prove the sabotage was the coach's idea. >> we don't believe there was sufficient evidence to conclude that coach jae su chun directed simon cho to tamper with the skates. >> reporter: olivier jean knew there was something wrong with his skates the first lap of the relay and was forced to withdraw. he used a tool to align the skates, and it could have been extremely dangerous. >> clearly they undermine the sport, so this is a tremendous black eye for the u.s. speed skating. >> reporter: this likely will trigger images of the skating championships in years past, when tonya hardi
NBC
Oct 6, 2012 5:00am PDT
rival's skates before a big competition. he says his coach urged him to do it. we'll talk with simon cho in an exclusive interview in just a few minutes. >>> and are chris brown and rihanna back together? hear what folks are saying about their possible reconciliation three years after brown brutally attacked rihanna. >>> and then we're going to switch gears and tell you about a legal reprieve for some high school cheer leaders in texas. the small town squad was tackling a big issue in school involving football and religion. we'll tell you what it's all about. >>> we want to begin this half-hour with the race for the white house. we are talking one month now until election day. both president obama and his republican challenger governor mitt romney are using friday's jobs report to bolster their campaign arguments. mike viqueira is at the white house. >> reporter: it is a huge number, it's good news for the unemployed, good political news for the president, but at least some people think the news is a little bit too good to be true. campaigning in ohio, the president seized on the new num
NBC
Oct 5, 2012 6:00pm EDT
on the orders of his coach. simon cho is a u.s. bronze medalist from vancouver olympics. he tampered with the skates prior to the world short trek championships in poland. the broken skate kept him out of the competition. his coach chun directed him to damage the skate. the coach is currently on leave during the investigation. >>> little girl in california who off aered her entire piggy bank to whoever stole her puppy now has her dog back. a yorky mix stolen from the child's home from san jose on monday. the girl is 10 years old and so very upset about her puppy that she started her own reward fund. firefighters and police chipped in $6,000 to help her. a woman found the dog on wednesday at a store 80 miles away. the girl and the dog were reunited yesterday. the girl and her family thanked all of those who helped. >> thank you to everybody who made, who made this happen. >> when a community stands together and good people do this, great things can happen. absolutely. you've made an a amazing ending. i couldn't ask for anything better. >> the little girl hugged the woman who found the
NBC
Oct 6, 2012 6:00am EDT
his coach pushed him to damage a competitor's skate before a 2011 race. simon cho says his coach urged him to bend a skate blade belonging to a canadian skater. that skater was forced to withdraw from the championship race. there are also allegations against christian th against chun that he verbally abused skaters. >>> wake forest is set to play maryland today in college park and will do so without four of its top starters. the school suspended six players because they violated team rules. they include the team's second leading rusher and leading tackler as well. the school has not given details as to what rules the players violated. and the nationals find out their division series opponent. >> and the os move on to the next round. carol maloney has it all in this morning's sports minute. >>> good saturday morning everyone. i'm carol maloney and your sports minute starts with the nationals finding out who they're playing. the cardinals and braves game, first wild card game in major league baseball history. neither team wanting to go home. matt holliday showing that he doesn't want to
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